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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 31.95% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 28.81% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 20.64% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 48.84% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 19.38% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 11.96% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(18.78 $)
    79.89 kr
(10.00 $)
     -46.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 798.93 kr
(100.00 $)
    359.52 kr
(45.00 $)
     -55.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(12.52 $)
    51.93 kr
(6.50 $)
     -48.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 75.00 kr
(9.39 $)
    27.96 kr
(3.50 $)
     -62.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr
(8.76 $)
    39.95 kr
(5.00 $)
     -42.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.26 kr
(4.54 $)
    29.75 kr
(3.72 $)
     -17.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 28.21 kr
(3.53 $)
    13.14 kr
(1.64 $)
     -53.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 24.51 kr
(3.07 $)
    10.61 kr
(1.33 $)
     -56.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 58.30 kr
(7.30 $)
    30.43 kr
(3.81 $)
     -47.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.85 kr
(2.73 $)
    18.01 kr
(2.25 $)
     -17.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.79 kr
(1.35 $)
    11.69 kr
(1.46 $)
     +8.28 %
Eggs (12) 32.67 kr
(4.09 $)
    19.36 kr
(2.42 $)
     -40.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.53 kr
(5.32 $)
    35.20 kr
(4.41 $)
     -17.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 50.72 kr
(6.35 $)
    30.04 kr
(3.76 $)
     -40.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.41 kr
(1.30 $)
    14.31 kr
(1.79 $)
     +37.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.24 kr
(1.28 $)
    14.32 kr
(1.79 $)
     +39.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.88 kr
(1.61 $)
    14.22 kr
(1.78 $)
     +10.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.13 kr
(0.89 $)
    9.36 kr
(1.17 $)
     +31.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.16 kr
(2.27 $)
    12.62 kr
(1.58 $)
     -30.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.76 kr
(2.60 $)
    14.13 kr
(1.77 $)
     -31.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 kr
(16.27 $)
    95.87 kr
(12.00 $)
     -26.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.42 kr
(3.56 $)
    13.79 kr
(1.73 $)
     -51.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.42 kr
(4.06 $)
    18.20 kr
(2.28 $)
     -43.87 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 kr
(12.52 $)
    47.94 kr
(6.00 $)
     -52.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 36.00 kr
(4.51 $)
    15.98 kr
(2.00 $)
     -55.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 670.00 kr
(83.86 $)
    495.34 kr
(62.00 $)
     -26.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 kr
(9.39 $)
    23.97 kr
(3.00 $)
     -68.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.67 kr
(2.96 $)
    19.97 kr
(2.50 $)
     -15.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 482.10 kr
(60.34 $)
    239.68 kr
(30.00 $)
     -50.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.76 kr
(6.98 $)
    23.01 kr
(2.88 $)
     -58.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr
(32,543.53 $)
    167,775.30 kr
(21,000.00 $)
     -35.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,780.50 kr
(222.86 $)
    1,265.85 kr
(158.44 $)
     -28.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 kr
(0.12 $)
    1.29 kr
(0.16 $)
     +34.23 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 322.65 kr
(40.39 $)
    376.45 kr
(47.12 $)
     +16.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 452.70 kr
(56.66 $)
    298.59 kr
(37.37 $)
     -34.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 238.81 kr
(29.89 $)
    149.54 kr
(18.72 $)
     -37.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr
(13.77 $)
    79.89 kr
(10.00 $)
     -27.37 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 856.56 kr
(107.21 $)
    326.20 kr
(40.83 $)
     -61.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 424.16 kr
(53.09 $)
    284.68 kr
(35.63 $)
     -32.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 946.84 kr
(118.51 $)
    616.76 kr
(77.20 $)
     -34.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,092.06 kr
(136.69 $)
    689.47 kr
(86.30 $)
     -36.86 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,657.09 kr
(1,208.75 $)
    7,764.25 kr
(971.83 $)
     -19.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,494.92 kr
(938.12 $)
    6,084.41 kr
(761.57 $)
     -18.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,232.34 kr
(2,156.93 $)
    13,379.83 kr
(1,674.72 $)
     -22.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,992.45 kr
(1,626.23 $)
    10,371.80 kr
(1,298.21 $)
     -20.17 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,113.85 kr
(514.92 $)
    1,624.08 kr
(203.28 $)
     -60.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,090.15 kr
(386.79 $)
    1,048.94 kr
(131.29 $)
     -66.06 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,625.25 kr
(3,332.61 $)
    21,219.52 kr
(2,655.99 $)
     -20.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.50     4.20      +20.26 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: NOK